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Psychic awareness without borders

A man lays on a table crying in agony, surrounded by doctors. He is having his leg amputated without anesthesia. This is Haiti today where relief workers struggle to provide medical and emotional support without the most basic of tools. Natasha J.

Leaping Langdale Lizards to the rescue

What do leaping lizards, smoothies, and veggie sales have in common? Healthy living! And the fact they are all part of Langdale Elementary School's most serious commitment to foster positive life-long habits of healthy eating and physical activity in

Pumpkin people pop up

A pumpkin family sits on Karin Neu's lawn, resting in large wooden lawn chairs after a long day harvesting the crop. Father Jacob, mother Emily and little son Sam are three new additions to Neu's front lawn, and they're getting a lot of attention.

Creeker receives Governor General's award

Bonnie Sherr Klein of Roberts Creek has just returned from Ottawa, where she received the Governor General's Award. She was honoured along with six other women for her "outstanding contributions to the quality of life for women in Canada.

Public hearing sparks more debate

Every person who spoke about short-term rentals at the recent town hearing in Sechelt was against the idea.

Dickeson gets 19 months for crack dealing

In Vancouver Supreme Court last week, Justice Stewart gave Dusty Dickeson a stiff sentence for trafficking cocaine.

Three Liberal hopefuls in nomination race

At least two candidates, lawyer Wayne Rowe and businessman Chris McNaughton, are vying for the Liberal nomination in this riding. And John Rees, regional director for Pender Harbour and Egmont, is seriously considering joining the race.

Pender face-lift best in B.C.

More than five years of beautification work by the people of Pender Harbour earned an award proclaiming it the best community economic development project in British Columbia.

St. Mary's: 74 years and going strong

St. Mary's Hospital has come a long way since its meager beginnings. In 1930 the hospital opened in Pender Harbour, augmenting the Columbia Coast Mission hospital ships the community had been relying on for care.

Stealth camping across Canada

Ryan Yeske and Ben Devitt, who grew up in Sechelt and now live in Vancouver, had the experience of a lifetime when they cycled across Canada with a third friend from Nelson, Shawn Betts.